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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 31.Understands economic, social, and cultural developments in the contemporary United States
  
Topics1. Impact of religious diversity on American institutions and values; 2. Religion, belief systems, and values
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Understands how the rise of religious groups and movements influenced political issues in contemporary American society (e.g., the position of major religious groups on such issues as abortion, gay rights, women in the clergy, and educational issues; the causes and significance of religious evangelism and its effect on American political and religious culture in the 1980s; how Supreme Court decisions since 1968 have affected the meaning and practice of religious freedom)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  influence of religion on political issues
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows about the rise of religious groups and movements in contemporary American society   
  2. Knows how religious groups and movements have influenced political issues   
  3. Knows the position of major religious groups on abortion   
  4. Knows the position of major religious groups on gay rights   
  5. Knows the position of major religious groups on women in the clergy   
  6. Knows the position of major religious groups on educational issues   
  7. Knows the causes of religious evangelism   
  8. Knows the effect of religious evangelism on American political culture in the 1980s   
  9. Knows the effect of religious evangelism on American religious culture in the 1980s    
  10. Knows the effects of Supreme Court decisions since 1968 that have affected religion   


Citation Log: BD(BE,130;​AE,242,243;​LI,181)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   NCHS: U.S. History, Expanded Edition
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
N   NAEP: Framework 2006

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document